Tech Industry Asks Court to Block Texas Law that Targets Social Media Companies
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — May 15, 2022 — Two technology trade groups came to the Supreme Court on Friday night, asking the justices to block a controversial Texas law that bars large social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from moderating speech based on the viewpoints of their users. Describing the law as an “undisguised effort to level the speech playing …

TribuneTech Industry Asks Court to Block Texas Law that Targets Social Media Companies
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Supreme Court Has Voted to Overturn Roe, According to Draft opinion Published by Politico
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Within hours of the Politico story, crowds of demonstrators gathered in front of the Supreme Court on Monday night. (Katie Barlow) The Supreme Court has voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, according to a copy of an apparent draft opinion obtained by Politico. Obtained by reporters Josh Gerstein and Alexander Ward, the 98-page draft opinion …

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Has Now Been Officially Confirmed to the Supreme Court
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The final vote was 53-47. WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 7, 2022 — Ketanji Brown Jackson now has enough votes to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Stephen Breyer. She will be the first black woman to serve on the Court. Sen. Rand Paul cast the final vote making the outcome 53-47. Ms. Jackson will be sworn in when …

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In 5-4 Vote, Justices Reinstate Alabama Voting Map Despite Lower Court’s ruling That It Dilutes Black Votes
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WASHINGTON, DC — February 8, 2022 —The Supreme Court on Monday, February 7th allowed Alabama to implement a redistricting plan that is being challenged as illegal racial gerrymandering. A lower court ruled last month that the state’s new congressional map likely violates the Voting Rights Act, and it ordered the state to draw a new map. But the Supreme Court …

TribuneIn 5-4 Vote, Justices Reinstate Alabama Voting Map Despite Lower Court’s ruling That It Dilutes Black Votes
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Court Will Hear Challenges to Affirmative Action at Harvard and University of North Carolina
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WASHINGTON, DC — January 25, 2022 — The Supreme Court on Monday, January 24, 2022,  agreed to reconsider the role of race in college admissions. In a brief order, the justices agreed to take up two cases asking them to overrule their landmark 2003 decision in Grutter v. Bollinger, holding that the University of Michigan could consider race as part …

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Fractured Court Blocks Vaccine-or-Test Requirement for Large Workplaces but Green-Lights Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers
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WASHINGTON, DC — January 13, 2022 — With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Supreme Court today put the Biden Administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation over its legality continues in the lower courts. Over a dissent from the court’s three liberal justices, the court …

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Justices Add New Cases on Bankruptcy, Workers’ Comp, and Relief From Final Judgments
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WASHINGTON, DC — January 10, 2022 — The Supreme Court on Monday morning added three new cases — involving bankruptcy law, civil procedure, and workers’ compensation — to its docket for the 2021-22 term. But the orders that the justices issued from their private conference on Jan. 7 were just as noteworthy for what they did not do: The court …

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Court Seems Poised to Block Vaccine-or-Test Policy for Workplaces But May Allow Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — January 9, 2022 — The Supreme Court heard oral argument on Friday in two sets of challenges to the Biden administration’s authority to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. For over two hours of debate, the justices were skeptical of the administration’s attempt to impose a vaccine-or-test mandate for workers at large employers. In the second case, which lasted for …

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Justices Will Hear Arguments on January 7th in Challenges to Biden Vaccine Policies
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WASHINGTON, DC — December 23, 2021 — With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, the Supreme Court fast-tracked two disputes over the Biden administration’s efforts to expand vaccinations. In an unusual move, the justices announced on Wednesday night that they will hear oral arguments on Jan. 7 on two federal policies: a vaccine-or-test mandate for workers at large employers, and …

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Majority of Court Appears Poised to Roll Back Abortion Rights
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WASHINGTON, DC — December 5, 2021 — It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed the constitutional right to abortion that the court first recognized in Roe v. Wade. Only one justice who participated in Casey is still on the court now: Clarence Thomas, who joined a dissent in Casey …

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